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Homegrown Talent is One Approach to Labor Crisis

Homegrown Talent is One Approach to Labor Crisis

This piece originally appeared in SkyHi News, Grand County, Colorado's news outlet. Featured here courtesy of Patrick Brower. It’s no great secret that Grand County and much of the United States are facing a severe labor crisis. As in, there aren’t enough people out there either filling open jobs...

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Three Ways to Build Stronger School-Community Partnerships

Three Ways to Build Stronger School-Community Partnerships

This blog is part three in a three-part series in collaboration with Giving Compass.With 77% of Colorado employers reporting that it was “very or somewhat difficult” to find qualified candidates for jobs — and 34% stating that schools have not properly prepared students for jobs – a solution is...

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Promising Trends + Emerging Learnings in HTI Districts

Throughout the last two years, Homegrown Talent Initiative has been working with eight rural communities across Colorado to build work-based learning and career exploration opportunities to meet the needs of students, families, schools, business, and industry in these regions. The Center on...

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